Aquila Sectional by Langley Street Review

Overview

Purchasing a sofa is a lot like purchasing clothes. It is a pretty big deal for most people, and is exciting as well, but if you get the wrong design or the wrong combo, it can really impact the style you were going for. Also, because of the high cost associated with buying sofas and furniture in general, what people most often look for in their purchase is durability, comfort, some sort of guarantee of quality or brand name, friendly customer service, a decent range of options from which to choose, easily available information on product specs, customer comments and reviews, and perhaps some information on design and d├ęcor, or tips and suggestions related to them.

So if you are here because you want to outfit your home or living area with a new piece of furniture because your current sofa or sectional is in need of replacement, or perhaps because you just need something new and fresh to liven up your home once again, you’ve come to the right place!

The Aquila sofa sectional by Langley Street is a high-end, classic looking sofa that has a trendy yet homely and standard sofa design. It comes in a single color theme. Featuring firm, hardwood legs, and with a mushroom gray and light brown exterior, this sofa sectional can really give your home a fancy and expensive look if you combine it with fancy drapes, background picture frames, a corner rocking chair, or a side coffee table. Toss pillows are not included, but they would be a great additional item to have with any setup featuring this item.

Langley Street aims to bring the look of high-end modern showrooms to homes everywhere, and the studio has become the go-to destination for statement-making mid-century designs. They have a selection of pieces complete with striking sculptural elements and organic hues, and you are ensured a comfortable and iconic style of your own, regardless of your budget.

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Features

This is a polyester and polyester-blend sectional that comes only in right-facing orientation. It is an L-shaped sectional and is a sofa sectional that can seat five adults. Built on a solid wooden frame, its seating firmness is a little hard. It comes in a single solid pattern of mushroom gray and features removable legs made out of solid wood. The seat and back cushions are not removable, and the cushions are not reversible.

The arms are track arms, and the back is made in tight-back design. Made to order, this item has a natural finish, can be easily spot cleaned with a foam, water-based mild cleaner. Assembly is required, but the entire sectional can be set up without tools. No additional parts are required either.

Before making a purchase, check the measurements of the sectional as given below against the size of the living space in which you plan to use this sofa. You should make sure the sectional will fit in your intended area of use before making a purchase – and you might want to add a few inches across all measurements just to be safe:

  • The dimensions of the right side of the sofa are 32.3″ X 89.4″ X 34.3″
  • The dimensions of the left side of the sofa are 32.5″ X 76.4″ X 34.”
  • The seat cushions are 22″ deep
  • The arms are 25.5″ high
  • The overall dimensions of the seats are 23.9″ X 18.5″

Available Select Upholstery

This sectional only comes in mushroom gray, which to some people can even look like a brown. The color is wonderful, considering the upscale look that Langley Street is going for with this item. But since the Aquila sectional aims to provide your living space with a classy touch, you can create traditional and even cosmopolitan settings in your home using decorative toss pillows (toss pillows are not provided with this item), a few colorful drapes, or with a contrasting rug.

  • Mushroom Gray



Pricing

All the prices are only for reference, Exact price will be based on the latest quotation.

The Aquila sofa sectional by Langley Street is currently running low on supply, so there are no sales or offers available at the moment, and the item can be purchased for $1,233.99. However, because there are often seasonal promotions and other marketing deals on offer, make sure you check the latest price before finalizing your purchase so that you can catch any ongoing sales or lock in any deals at the exact time that you are ready to buy.

If you are interested in buying protection for this item, you can purchase a thorough and comprehensive protection plan for this high-end sofa. The plan is provided by Uniters, and it covers accidental stains, incidental damage, and it even provides a 30-day risk-free refund if you are not satisfied. Further, you are given the manufacturer’s promise of full repairs with no deductions in case of any mishaps, and your coverage can be availed immediately. Finally, you can file a claim any time you like, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

With reference to accidental stains and incidental damage to your furniture, this means that you are covered for unintentional stains, rips, tears, burns, punctures, chips, dents, and water rings. Customers who purchase a protection plan are covered for the above-mentioned damages as soon as their sofa is delivered. However, all customers should keep in mind that damage caused by neglect, improper care, intentional abuse, a failure to comply with the manufacturer’s warranty, or as a result of using the sofa or sectional for purposes other than its intended purpose of sitting on are not covered.

Pros

If you are lucky enough to get this sofa before it goes out of stock, you’ll be very happy with your purchase. Some customers have said that the pictures don’t justify the sectional at all and that it is much, much more beautiful in person. The color is a little misguiding, and it is a little more on the mushroom side rather than gray, but that is a plus point. Also, the legs are lighter than what they look like in the picture, but they are very strong. It sometimes comes with a few pillows to compliment it, but pillows are not a standard item part. The best thing about this item is its super-easy assembly.

As for Wayfair’s service, there were rarely any complaints. The item often ships ahead of time, and the goal is, of course, to complete delivery with no scratches or damages of any type. The bottom-line pros are that it is easy to assemble and is very beautiful.

Cons

There were a number of unrelated downsides to this product. It can be a little hard, not to mention small on the back, and not having detachable cushions means cleaning – at least washing – is not really possible, even though there are zips attached to all six of the cushions because once you unzip them, it can be very difficult to shut them back.

There is no headrest, so you might have to add a pillow on the neck area to support yourself above the shoulders, and one customer reported that thin threads were used in sewing and that a few strands started to come out very soon.

There is a latch that is supposed to connect the two pieces together, but it can be very difficult to hook, and it sometimes does not attach properly. This results in the legs of the couch being uneven, with one leg staying off of the floor by as much as an inch, and it allows the loveseat section to be pushed a few inches forward or backward while still attached. At the given price, the craftsmanship on the couch is expected to not be perfect.

Conclusion

If you want to furnish your living space with a piece of functional furniture that is somewhat high end, is easy to install and assemble, comes in a lovely color, and can be used with a fair amount of flexibility and versatility, this is a great sofa sectional to start with. The average rating of 4.6 stars on a scale of 5 is one of the highest from amongst all sofa sectionals that we have reviewed.

Although this item is a little more expensive than your average sofa sectional, it is definitely worth it. Construction on a solid frame to go along with a modern design, straight lines, and a traditional silhouette are key features of this sofa sectional. Perfect for individuals who want stylish and higher-end furniture solution in their home, this sofa, although it is made to order, is a great buy.

The final word with the Aquila sectional from Langley Street is that you get a ton of couch for your buck. However, if it is important to you that it be perfect, you should perhaps spend a little more money and look elsewhere. Otherwise, it is as good as can be.

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In closing, we do not accept money, gifts or samples from furniture companies in exchange for special consideration in the preparation of our reviews.

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